Community Calendar

The Shed event listing -- all events listed are located adjacent to Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson & Buell (SMHD) in Maryville. All events will occur rain or shine. For ticketed events, tickets available at all Tickets Unlimited outlets by phone 865-656-4444, on-line at, and at the SMHD Maryville location at the front receptiondesk.

• SMHD Anniversary Bash featuring The Kentucky Headhunters - Saturday, Aug. 30. Admission is $10 regular; $8 motorcycle ride up rate per person.

• Leon Russell with Blue Mother Tupelo - Thursday, Sept. 4, at 8 p.m. Admission is $25 advance, $30 day of show, $25 motorcycle ride up rate.

• Save it, Don’t pave it CAPPE Benefit featuring Maggie Longmire with Free Soil Farm, Jay Clark & The CC Stringband, The Lonetones and The Bearded - Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. All proceeds go to CAPPE. * All events will occur rain or shine.

Tomato Head event listings -- For more information, call 865-981-1080. The Tomato Head, Maryville, is located at 211 W. Broadway, Maryville.

• Robinella will play Friday, Aug. 29, 10 p.m. - midnightt. Admission is $5 at the door.

The Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library, in Townsend will hold a used book sale and a bake sale at the library from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29. Proceeds will benefit the library. For more information, call 865-448-1441, fax 865-448-1875, visit the website at, or email to

The Oaks at Royal Oaks -- upcoming events:

• Friday, Aug. 29 – Kenny Channels live entertainment on the Terrace 7:30 p.m., admission is free.

• Wednesday, Sept. 3 - Susie Betts and Mark Meyer live entertainment on the Terrace at 7:30 p.m., admission is free and, half price bottles of wine.

The Broadway United Methodist Women will bring Judy Gardner with fashions from The Silk Purse for a Fashion Show and Luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 6. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. in the W. A. Allen Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $15 and may be obtained from members of the United Methodist Women or by calling Martha McFarland at 865-983-1064 or Judy Woods in the church office at 865-982-6192. Proceeds will go toward UMW mission projects. Deadline for reservation is Friday, Aug. 29.

Mary’s Angels Memory Walk Team will be hosting a huge garage sale on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 3242 Heather Glenn Drive in Maryville, off Big Springs Road. Sale hours will be 8 a.m. to Nnoon. Rain date is Saturday, Sept. 6. Mary, age 12, and her brother David, age 9, are “On The Move” to end Alzheimer’s. Items in the sale will include kitchen table and chairs, desks, chairs, toys, books, clothing, CD movies, household items, costume jewelry, and much more. They will also have Alzheimer’s bracelets and pins. Purchases will be made by donation only, nothing will be priced. All donations will go to the East Tennessee Alzheimer’s Association to be used here in East Tennessee. Please come out and support these young children in their fight against Alzheimer’s.

Heritage Handbag Sale -- in memory of Michelle Harrill, will be from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30 inside the Heritage High School cafeteria. Slighty used handbags, totebags and wallets are noe being collected to use in the fundraiser sale for the Heritage High School football team. Drop off locations are at Firehouse Subs in Maryville, and Heritage High School. For more information, email or call Ann Cermak at 865-980-0240.

Everett High School Class of 73 will have a 35 year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Sullivans Resturant, downtown Maryville. The event will begin at 6 p.m. There will be a buffett dinner, cash bar and cost is $25 per person. Classmates may register at the website at to attend, and to enter information to share with other classmates. For questions or more information, contact Diane Welch at 865-984-4641 or 865-207-5781, or email or Susan DeLozier Johnson at 865-233-2966 or email

The Alcoa High School Class of 1968 --will celebrate its 40-year high school reunion, August 29-31. The committee is working to locate all members of the Class of 1968. All classmates or anyone with information about a classmate can e-mail Cathy Lyle Ecker at For more information about the reunion, visit or call Cathy Lyle Ecker at 865-233-3554.

Blount County Business Women -- will meet Wednesday, Sept. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Maryville. Sharon Hoffman will speak about how to run with faith and trust during those times of doubt and fear. The cost is $7 per person and includes a lunch catered by Subs and Such. Register by Friday, Aug. 5. For more information and to register, call 865-982-5531.

Save it, Don’t pave it benefit concert for CAPPE will be from 7 - 11 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5. at the Shed. Performing will be: Maggie Longmire and Free Soil Farm, Jay Clark and the CC Stringband, The Lonetones and The Bearded. Admission is $10 at the gate. Food and beverages will available for purchase. Bring folding. The Shed is located adjacent to Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson & Buell (SMHD) on US 321 in Maryville, Tennessee. The Shed is an outdoor, covered pavilion with a full service restaurant that serves lunch and dinner on event days. To read more about CAPPE, visit

Palace Theater event listing -- all concerts begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All tickets are $13 in advance and $15 day of show plus tax .

• Saturday, Sept. 6 - Tony McManus

• Saturday, Sept. 13: - IONA

The Palace Theater is located at 113 West Broadway, Maryville. For advance tickets call 865-983-3330 with Visa or MC or from the Palace Café, 113 West Harper St. Maryville.

Blount County Lupus Support Group will have a picnic from 5 - 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at Greenbelt Pavilion behind Blount County Courthouse on Court St. Members may bring close friends and family. Each attendee should bring meal and non-alcoholic drink. No children’s play areas are available at this location. Remember mosquito repellent. Event may be cancelled in due to weather. For more information, call 865-983-5401.

The Maryville High School Class of 1988 -- will be holding a 20 year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 6. For more information, or to RSVP, and to buy tickets go to

Ongoing oil and acrylic painting classes meet at the Knoxville Hobby Lobby stores on Kingston Pike and in Maryville at Foothills Plaza. Knoxville classes: Mondays at 12:30, 4 and 6 p.m. Maryville every wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Learn both traditional and modern techniques. Visit the website at or call 865-235-5739 for information or to sign up.

Kindermusik by Sarah Parrish-- is holding open enrollment for Summer Camps, Summer Fun Days and the Fall 2008 semester classes. Kindermusik is the world’s leading music and movement program for children from birth to 7 years old. It is based on the beliefs that every child is musical, every parent is the child’s most important teacher, the home is the most important place for learning to take place and grow, and that based on research, music nurtures a child’s cognitive, emotional, social, language and physical development. Kindermusik classes are available at Broadway United Methodist Church. For more information call Sarah Parrish at 865-981-2007. Space is limited and classes fill fast.

Cycology Bicycles -- is offering Yoga for Cyclists. Classes meet at 6:30 a.m., each Tuesday and Thursday at Cycology Bicycles, located at 2408 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. For information call 865-681-4183.

Christian support group for women with a history of childhood sexual abuse -- meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m., on the first Sunday of each month at a private location in Blount County. There is no charge for participation. For more information contact Tracie Walker, LCSW at 865-719-4709.

Adult Children Anonymous – a 12- Step support group for adults who grew up in homes with dysfunction such as alcoholism, addiction, workaholism, abandonment, neglect, abuse, etc. Meetings are free, non-smoking, anonymous and confidential. Meets Sundays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Broadway United Methodist Church, downtown Maryville. For more information contact 865-850-8792.

Sign language classes -- for the hearing impaired are offered at Fairview United Methodist Church, at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service. Church is located at 2508 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville.

NAMI Maryville-- is offering free classes for caregivers of loved ones with mental illness. Call 865-982-4285 or 865-681-8160 for more information.

Maryville’s Weight Loss Surgery support group -- meets at 10 a.m., the second Saturday of each month, at Pellissippi State College Library in Maryville. The purpose of this group is for those who are considering gastric surgery, Bypass or Band, for weight loss. Questions and answers from people who have gone through the procedure. Find out the good and bad news about this major surgery.

The Joshua Resource Center -- is enrolling participants for the New Beginnings CWJC program. Women who may feel isolated, alone and without hope will find a safe place to refocus, be trained in a variety of life skills, work skills and experience the love of Christ. There is no charge for women living in low income or poverty. For more information call 865-380-5370.

More than Conquerors -- a support group for people dealing with chronic pain, chronic fatigue and/or a chronic illness meets every Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. Praise and worship is at 7 p.m. Attendance in the praise and worship program is not required, but recommended. The support group meets at Embassy Christian Center, 2505 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville. Call 865-681-2300 for more information or directions.

Beginner belly dance classes -- in Blount County, taught by a professional dancer offered on Monday and Tuesday at 6 p.m., and Wednesday at 10 a.m., at Alexia’s studio just off Alcoa Highway and Singleton Station Road. For more information, call 865-977-6761 or e-mail

The Transformer’s Singers -- meet each Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Broadway United Methodist Church. Opening for singers SSA. For more information, call Barbara at 865-681-0772.

Blount County Humane Society - meets every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Blount County Library. The meetings are open to all caring and loving people who are dedicated to helping all God’s creatures. For more information call 865-742-3070 or e-mail

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